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Bessemer considers less expensive sewer layout

By CHARITY SMITH

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BESSEMER - The city of Bessemer is considering a less expensive storm sewer layout for the Galena Street and South State Street areas which tie into storm sewer along Mill Street and near the city garage. According to project manager Darren Pionk of C2AE, the storm sewer infrastructure in that area is aging out and needs to be replaced.

"It's a major storm interceptor for the city. The work is not included or fundable through the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development) project but is a concern to the city because of the old storm syste...